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FreightWaves Staff Monday, April 26, 2021

Webinar: Keep Calm, Think Different, and Address the Driver Shortage Head On

To discuss the challenges that 2021 brings to the ongoing driver shortage problem and innovative solutions that carriers of all sizes are adopting to solve it, FreightWaves is partnering with TransForce Group to present an hour-long webinar on Tuesday, June 1 at 2pm ET. Featured speakers will include Andrea Hanley, VP of Education and Training at TransForce Group, Giovanni Colosi, VP of Driver Careers at TransForce Group, and Rick Petersen, CEO & Co-Founder at Hulx Transport.

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FreightWaves Staff Monday, December 30, 2019

Why is driver turnover in trucking so high?

The operating realities of long-haul, for-hire trucking translates into working conditions that require both employee and independent contractor drivers to be away from home, and alone for days and sometimes weeks at a time. This combined with transit delays (both on the road and at customer facilities), and lifestyle-related health pressures (sleep deprivation and poor eating choices) are the primary causes of both short and long-term turnover.

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